Toshiba considers IPO for memory unit
Published in Memory
Monday, 22 January 2018 12:15

Toshiba considers IPO for memory unit

 
Plan B if Bain sale falls through

Toshiba is considering an IPO of its prized memory chip business if an agreed $18 billion sale of the unit to Bain Capital fails to gain antitrust approval by the end of March

Samsung starts mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 chips
Published in Graphics


Based on 10nm-class manufacturing process

Samsung has announced that it has started mass production of 16Gb GDDR6 memory chips, offering twice the speed and density levels compared to currently available GDDR5 memory chips.

Surprise memory price drop
Published in Memory
Monday, 15 January 2018 12:49

Surprise memory price drop


Chip boom might not last

After an 18 month boom, there has been a sudden drop in some memory prices, which is causing jitters among investors who had thought the chip boom would last at least another year.

Intel and Micron end partnership
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 11:29

Intel and Micron end partnership


Thanks for the memories

Intel and Micron are to pull the plug on their long-running partnership on 3D NAND flash memory by early next year.

G.Skill announces new Sniper X DDR4 memory series
Published in Memory


In three camouflage designs

G.Skill has unveiled its newest Sniper X DDR4 memory series which will be available in capacities of up to 128GB, frequencies of up to 3600MHz and in three camouflage designs.

G.Skill ups the ante with 64GB DDR4-3466 SO-DIMM kit
Published in Memory


Quad-channel (4x16GB) 64GB kit for SFFs

G.Skill has announced its newest 64GB (4x16GB) quad-channel DDR4-3466 CL17 SO-DIMM kit, aimed to be used with those mini-ITX X299 motherboards.

ADATA announces 16GB XPG DDR4-4600 memory kit
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 12:04

ADATA announces 16GB XPG DDR4-4600 memory kit


Showcase at CES 2018, available Q1 2018

ADATA has announced its latest XPG Z1 DDR4 memory kit which will be showcased at the CES 2018 show and available in Q1 2018, the XPG Z1 16GB DDR4-4600.

G.Skill unveils quad-channel 32GB DDR4-4000 SO-DIMM kit
Published in Memory


Running at 4,000MHz at CL18

G.Skill did not leave any breathing room to Corsair as it has just announced its own 32GB (4x8GB) quad-channel DDR4 SO-DIMM kit running at 4,000MHz with CL18 latency.

Corsair releases 4,000MHz DDR4 SODIMM memory kit
Published in Memory


The 32GB kit running at 4,000MHz CL19

Corsair has unveiled its fastest DDR4 SODIMM memory kit that will be a part of its Vengeance lineup and feature four 8GB modules running at 4,000MHz at 1.35V.

Chip market worth $409 billion this year
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 16:17

Chip market worth $409 billion this year


It's soaraway silicon!

The World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) body forecast that the chip market will increase 20.6 percent this year compared to 2016.